Jul 16, 2012 12:30am EDT
george w. bush in 2006, that i and others worked on, requires at least four members of the nine members of the board of governors have experience managing large organizations, and aside co- authored the legislation, our goal with this provision was to encourage the president to send nominees to the board with relevant business experience, something that was sorely lacking on the body at the time. we have some governors with business experience, but not as much as we hoped to have when we were drafting the 2006 law. could you share your thoughts on the qualification criteria for the board and what you think w
Jul 23, 2012 12:30am EDT
control. george w. bush couldn't control september 11th, that fund financially reshaped his presidency one year into it. the things happen, i think, that these things, the tragedy in colorado, they happen within a political context, and i think politicians have to react to that. you saw both barack obama and mitt romney come out and speak on friday. barack obama is headed to colorado today. this doesn't mean either of them are politicizing this event. what it means is that at times of national crisis or at times of national tragedy we look for our leaders to be leaders and they need to step town that. if they don't step up to it can hurt them in the long run. the impression made in comoments in moments like this, when everyone is paying attention to a single story, when they are those impressions and perceptions can haas well beyond the story. host: dan writes there's a pattern or protocol. guest: sadly, there is. we've had a number of events at this point. i thought barack obama and i don't say this because he meant to do himself political good but i think barack obama did himself politic
Jul 8, 2012 9:30pm EDT
couple of months. >> under george w. bush? >> i do not know. i served as an representative at a time when we had a strong economy. this is about $161 billion. i was able to propose a balanced budget, not over 10 years but over five years, and i will be able to do that because president bush was able to make some tough decisions, able to make some tough decisions, but also because we had at unemployment growth. we at the possibility of getting america back on track. i in pleased we're able to walk through congress to come up with some spending bills. things i would love to see. and we have all seen it. the american economy and the american dream that started in the 1990's. some sustained growth sometimes you have a recession, and the economy comes back. we are not seen that today. we a if given back 7 million jobs. -- we have given back 7 million jobs. we are still down 4.9 million jobs. instead of gaining 6 million or 7 million jobs, we are down. there is additional evidence of the fact that this is not working. we are not getting back on our feet. remember, the jobless economy after
Jul 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
thrifg and yet so much is determined in many ways by things you can't control. george w. bush couldn't control september heaven that -- seventh, that fundamentally reshaped his presidency one year into it. things happen that i think -- these things, like the tragedy in colorado, they happen within a political context, and i think politicians have to react to that. you saw both barack obama and mitt romney come out and speak on friday, barack obama is headed to colorado today. this doesn't mean either of them are politicizing this event. what it means is that at times of national crisis or at times of national tragedy we look for our leaders to be leaders. and they need to step up to that. if they don't step up to it, it can hurt them in the long run. the perception, the impressions that are made in moments like this, when everyone is paying attention, it's a rare time when everyone is kind of paying attention to a single story. when they are, those grengses -- impressionings and perceptions can last -- imetions can last beyond the story. >> and host: there is a pootern other protocol.